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June 4, 2020 - Social Dialogue News / Project News

Joint EPSU/Social Employers Webinar: Safe and healthy workplaces in Social Services during and after the COVID-19 pandemic and the role of Social Partners

On Tuesday 9th June, the Social Employers together with EPSU will host their 3rd European Thematic Meeting in the framework of the DialogueS Project.

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Social Employers and Unipso launch a new project to strengthen social dialogue and reinforce the attractiveness of social services across Europe

March 23, 2021 - Project News

Social Employers and Unipso launch a new project to strengthen social dialogue and reinforce the attractiveness of social services across Europe

On 22 March, the Social Employers launched together with Unipso, the leading partner, a new project called FORESEE. The project focuses on capacity building of EU and national-level social partners in social services and aims to promote the attractiveness of the sector.

Social Dialogue – Which Benefits for Social Services?

December 16, 2020 - Project News

Social Dialogue – Which Benefits for Social Services?

A new Social Employers report aims to showcase the advantages of social dialogue for the social services sector and gather examples and recommendations for setting up such structures.

New project on social dialogue in childcare and long-term care

December 3, 2020 - Project News

New project on social dialogue in childcare and long-term care

On 2 December, the Social Employers participated in the kick-off meeting of a new project they are partner of, the Sowell (Social dialogue in welfare services) project. The meeting was hosted online by the project coordinator, the University of Milan’s Department for Social and Political Sciences.

DDSkills project meeting: 2nd Transnational Project Meeting

November 18, 2020 - Project News

DDSkills project meeting: 2nd Transnational Project Meeting

On 3rd November, the project coordinator To Ergastiri hosted online the 2nd Transnational Project Meeting in the framework of the DDSkills project.

DDSkills project: new report on existing practices for new technologies courses in the Health and Social Care Sectors

November 10, 2020 - Project News

DDSkills project: new report on existing practices for new technologies courses in the Health and Social Care Sectors

The report aims are to identify and evaluate existing courses for the development of digital skills in the health and social care domains.

DialogueS Final Conference “Social Dialogue in Social Services for a strong social Europe”

October 27, 2020 - Social Dialogue News Project News

DialogueS Final Conference “Social Dialogue in Social Services for a strong social Europe”

On 19th October 2020, the Social Employers and EPSU co-hosted online the Final Conference of the DialogueS project. The topic of discussion was “Social Dialogue in Social Services for a strong social Europe".

Capacity building for Social dialogue in Social services: 2nd national event in Greece

October 7, 2020 - Project News

Capacity building for Social dialogue in Social services: 2nd national event in Greece

On 5th October the Social Employers together with Margarita and Pepsaee, discussed on the state of play of social dialogue in social services sector in Greece, in an online national event.

2nd Capacity building event for Social dialogue in Romanian Social services

October 1, 2020 - Project News

2nd Capacity building event for Social dialogue in Romanian Social services

On 29th September, the Social Employers together with our Romanian member, FONSS hosted online the 2nd capacity building event to discuss the updates on social dialogue in the Romania social services sector.

Meeting on Safe and healthy workplaces in Social Services during and after the COVID-19 pandemic and the role of Social Partners

June 25, 2020 - Project News

Meeting on Safe and healthy workplaces in Social Services during and after the COVID-19 pandemic and the role of Social Partners

On 9th June 2020, the Social Employers and EPSU co-hosted the 3rd European Thematic Meeting in the framework of DialogueS, online in the form of a Webinar. The topic of discussion was “Safe and healthy workplaces in Social Services during and after the COVID-19 pandemic and the role of Social Partners".

Joint EPSU/Social Employers Webinar: Safe and healthy workplaces in Social Services during and after the COVID-19 pandemic and the role of Social Partners

June 4, 2020 - Social Dialogue News Project News

Joint EPSU/Social Employers Webinar: Safe and healthy workplaces in Social Services during and after the COVID-19 pandemic and the role of Social Partners

On Tuesday 9th June, the Social Employers together with EPSU will host their 3rd European Thematic Meeting in the framework of the DialogueS Project.

Meeting on Social Services Workforce: Key Learnings and Recommendations

March 24, 2020 - Social Dialogue News Project News

Meeting on Social Services Workforce: Key Learnings and Recommendations

On 27th February 2020, the Social Employers and EPSU co-hosted the second European Thematic Meeting in the framework of DialogueS. The topic of the discussion was “How to manage diversity and mobility of the workforce in more attractive social services”.

Capacity building for Social dialogue in Social services: national event in Greece

March 23, 2020 - Project News

Capacity building for Social dialogue in Social services: national event in Greece

On 14th February The Social Employers together with Margarita and Pepsae, hosted a national event in Athens on the topic “Social Services and sectoral social dialogue: strengthening the capacity of social partners”.

Social Employers & EPSU discuss Bulgarian Social Services and Social Dialogue in Sofia

February 17, 2020 - Project News

Social Employers & EPSU discuss Bulgarian Social Services and Social Dialogue in Sofia

On 10th December, the Social Employers and EPSU hosted together with their national partner NASO (National Alliance for Social Responsibility) an event in Sofia that discussed the state of play of sectoral social dialogue in the Bulgarian social services sector.

New project to advance digital skills of care workers

February 12, 2020 - Project News

New project to advance digital skills of care workers

On 27 and 28 January, the Social Employers attended the DDSkills kick-off meeting in Athens. The meeting was hosted by the project coordinator To Ergastiri, a Greek non-profit organisation for the support, counselling and social integration of adults with learning disabilities.

Capacity building for Social dialogue in Social services: national event Romania

January 27, 2020 - Project News

Capacity building for Social dialogue in Social services: national event Romania

The Social Employers, together with their Romanian member FONSS and the European Federation of Public Service Unions (EPSU), hosted a national event in Bucharest on the topic “Social Services and sectoral social dialogue: strengthening the capacity of social partners”.

Public Procurement in Social Services: Social Objectives and Considerations

October 30, 2019 - Social Dialogue News Policy News / Project News

Public Procurement in Social Services: Social Objectives and Considerations

On 17th October, the Social Employers and EPSU co-hosted a European Meeting on the topic “Socially responsible Public Procurement for Social Services”. Speakers and participants included representatives of Employers and Trade Unions, as well as from European Institutions.

DialogueS Project 1st European Thematic Meeting:  Socially responsible Public Procurement for Social Services

October 11, 2019 - Project News

DialogueS Project 1st European Thematic Meeting: Socially responsible Public Procurement for Social Services

The Social Employers and ESPU will host their first European Thematic Meeting in the framework of the DialogueS Project: “Socially responsible Public Procurement for Social Services”, taking place the 17th October in Brussels.

Building EU social dialogue for the social services sector: time to move to the next level!

September 26, 2019 - Social Dialogue News Project News

Building EU social dialogue for the social services sector: time to move to the next level!

The Federation of European Social Employers and the European Federation of Public Service Unions (EPSU) developed a joint letter addressed to the European Commissioner, to reaffirm their willingness to further engage and promote an effective EU-level social dialogue for the social services sector.

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